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Overnight Desert Safari Abu Dhabi

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Ultimate Overnight Desert Safari Abu Dhabi: A Journey of Thrills, Culture, and Serenity

Tour Highlights

  • Experience the famed dune bashing which is regarded as the “whitewater rafting of the desert” conducted by skilled drivers.
  • Interact with gentle giants of the desert and capture pictures of them during a camel farm visit.
  • Capture scenic pictures of the stunning desert landscape.
  • Experience many fun desert activities and culturally centered activities like sheesha, henna painting and photoshoots with traditional Bedouin attire.
  • Taste an array of delicious dishes from salads to starters, meat dishes and desserts from the BBQ dinner spread.
  • Have dinner and watch live entertainment shows under the star-studded desert sky before doing some stargazing.
  • Spend the night in a comfortable Bedouin-style tent and wake up to a breathtaking sunrise followed by a light breakfast.

Tour Overview

The overnight desert safari Abu Dhabi promises a full day of fun, scenic views, starlit skies, breathtaking sunset and sunrise views, cultural experiences and many chances for relaxation and photos. This experience begins with a hassle-free pick-up from your Abu Dhabi location so that the drive to the desert will be a comfortable and scenic one. Upon reaching the desert, embrace the adventure with some rollercoaster-like dune bashing followed by the opportunity to sandboard, ride a camel. Immerse yourself in the desert culture with activities like sheesha smoking, henna painting, and welcome with Arabic coffee(kahwa) and dates. Under the stars and with the chilly desert breeze to cool you enjoy a scrumptious BBQ dinner buffet complemented with live Tanoura and belly dancing performance. Go to sleep in a comfortable Bedouin-style tent and rise to witness a captivating desert sunrise. Finish a light breakfast and prepare to get back to Abu Dhabi.

What's included

  • Round transport to and from hotels and malls in Abu Dhabi in a 4x4 vehicle.
  • Visit the camel farm (Camel feeding & pictures)
  • Dune bashing session
  • Top dune sunset photo stop
  • Short camel trekking for photos, with the option to repeat; longer rides available on our camel trekking tour.
  • Arabic coffee, tea and dates
  • Water and Soft Drinks
  • Arabic Costume Photoshoot
  • Sand boarding & skiing
  • Henna painting in hands and Arabian makeover for ladies
  • BBQ dinner - an open intercontinental buffet with vegetarian and non-vegetarian options
  • Tanoura Dancing
  • Belly dance show
  • Stargazing in the dark desert, with dedicated time to watch the Milky Way.
  • Shisha pipe (hubble-bubble flavour) is permitted in the shisha smoking area
  • Accommodation in Bedouin-style tents with bedding, including mattress, pillows, and blankets.
  • Morning light Breakfast
  • Cold Bottled Water in the vehicle

What's not included

  • Quad Bike (available for rent)
  • Dune Buggy Experience (We can arrange)
  • We do not bear any personal expenses, such as souvenir purchases, extra snacks, etc.
  • There will be an additional charge for any extra activities and experiences not included in the tour package.
  • Tipping the staff is not included in the tour package. It is a personal choice at your own risk.

Tour Itinerary

Day 01

  • Your Abu Dhabi overnight desert safari starts when our safari driver will pick you up from your Abu Dhabi location.
  • Upon reaching the desert, experience dune bashing in which your driver will take you on a roller-coaster like ride across the desert dunes.
  • Stop at a traditional camel farm where you can interact with the camels and capture a few photos with them.
  • Make a stop at the dunes to witness a stunning desert sunset and capture a few photos of the desert in all its glory.
  • You will be welcomed to the desert camp in a traditional style with Arabic coffee (kahwa), sweet dates and refreshments.
  • Try two popular desert activities, sandboarding followed by a brief camel riding experience.
  • After getting your hands adorned with henna (Women), try on some traditional attire to experience the cultural dressing style of the Bedouins. Remember these moments with a traditional attire photoshoot which is a memorable keepsake.
  • Savor a scrumptious BBQ dinner buffet al-fresco style and taste the traditional flavors of Arabian cuisine. You can also do some stargazing while enjoying your meal.
  • Witness the captivating performance of belly dancing and Tanoura dancing, two popular Emirati traditional dance styles.
  • Give some time to smoke a sheesha pipe and experience a guided stargazing session which is a great chance for you to admire the desert sky without any light pollution.
  • Get comfortable for a good night’s sleep in the comfortable sleeping tent that has cushions, blankets and pillows. The silence of the desert will ensure you have a peaceful sleep.

Day 02

  • Wake up at the break of dawn and enjoy the serenity of a slow desert morning. Have a light breakfast at your desert camp.
  • Get ready for your return journey back to Abu Dhabi. Your safari driver will drop you at any location you prefer in Abu Dhabi.

Please note: Weather conditions and other factors can result in sudden changes to the itinerary. This is to ensure that all participants are safe and enjoy the excursion to the maximum.

Tour Description

Looking for the best Abu Dhabi Overnight Desert Safari deals? Look no further! Drive over sand dunes, ride on a camel’s back behold traditional belly dancing, and feast on Arabian delicacies. Do all this and more on an overnight desert safari you’ll never forget.

Embark on an adventurous overnight camping tour within the deserts of Abu Dhabi, to experience the desert lifestyle as a native Arabian. The Overnight Desert Safari Tour in Abu Dhabi assures to captivate you with its enchanting spells of the Abu Dhabi Desert.

Your Abu Dhabi Desert Safari tour begins in the evening, and comprises of numerous desert adventures inclusive of dune bashing and sand boarding across the mighty dunes of desert, a visit to a Camel Farm and a Traditional Bedouin Camp, henna tattooing, shisha smoking and many more desert activities, allowing you to experience an adventure of a lifetime!

The most unforgettable feature of your Abu Dhabi Desert safari will undoubtedly be the overnight camping venture beneath the stars, surrounded by the silence of the mighty desert, providing you the ideal getaway you deserve.

Plan your Abu Dhabi Desert Safari with us and enjoy the perfect desert adventure in Abu Dhabi with our expert tour guides, to ensure your safety and satisfaction at all times!

Tour Timings

  • Pick-up 2:30 PM (cooler winter season), drop-off 8:30 AM next day
  • The Overnight Desert Safari in Abu Dhabi typically lasts approximately 18 hours.

Pickup Locations

Guests will be picked up from all Abu Dhabi city hotels, residences, malls, Airport Premier inn hotel lobby, Abu Dhabi Port exit gate, and other landmarks in Abu Dhabi.

  • Abu Dhabi Port – Ships Arrivals : Our Safari Marshal will be waiting at the guest’s entrance of the terminal, holding a name board of yours
  • Abu Dhabi international Airport : Guests are requested to come to Airport Premier inn hotel lobby which is 10 minutes walk away
  • Any City Hotels in Abu Dhabi : Our Safari Marshal will pick you up from any city hotel’s lobby
  • Any Malls : Our Safari Marshal will pick you up from any main mall’s main entrance

Overnight Desert tour is not recommended for

  • Pregnant individuals
  • Individuals who get nauseated often
  • Individuals with severe medical conditions
  • Individuals with back pain

Additional Information

  • Pick up and drop off to hotels outside Abu Dhabi city limits can be arranged with an additional cost.
  • Guests are kindly requested to remain at the hotel lobby or by the malls for pick up.
  • Six passengers will be accommodated in the Land Cruiser on a shared basis.
  • Make sure to eat a light meal prior to your trip.
  • Recommended attire: Loose, comfortable clothing with a sweater to keep you warm after dark in the summer. Flip flops are preferred more than shoes for comfort (if you intend sports shoes). Bring sunglasses, a sun hat and sunscreen. In the winter long clothes with jackets are recommended.
  • Belly dance performances are not available during Ramadan or any Islamic holidays.
  • Times duration or start/stop times may change due to weather conditions.
  • Please strictly adhere to all guidelines provided by the Safari Marshal
  • Take care of your belongings.

Terms and Conditions

  • Advanced booking is required as bookings are subject to availability.
  • If the tour is cancelled due to an unavoidable circumstance like the weather, either a full refund or an alternative booking date.

Cancellation Policy

  • If you need to cancel your tour, please notify us at least 24 hours in advance; otherwise, you will be charged.
  • Last minute Changes or cancellations are not permitted.

Book your Abu Dhabi Overnight Desert Safari Now!

Experience the desert as it is and also enjoy some of the Bedouin culture that is prevalent in the desert from the ancient times with memorable activities like camel riding, cultural attire photoshoots, henna painting and more. This tour is an ideal option to experience the desert in the morning, afternoon, and night. Book now and make new memories!